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Maine Alumnus, Volume 43, Number 2, November-December, 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Nov 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 43, Number 2, November-December, 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Maine Students Today: A Profile of the New College Generation, Homecoming 1961, and Death Takes Coach Jenkins. There's also mention of the appearance in Life Magazine of a campus photograph of sorority members seeing how many could fit into an old, hollow oak tree. The "tree stuffing" photo appeared in the November 10, 1961 issue (p. 43).


Maine Alumnus, Volume 43, Number 1, October 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Oct 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 43, Number 1, October 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include Annual Alumni Fund - A New Concept in Maine Giving, A Mecca of Culture, and It Figures! Maine's new IBM computer.


Glou Glou Glou, Allan Kelly Aug 1961

Glou Glou Glou, Allan Kelly

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Glou" appears in Helen Creighton's collection of Acadian folksongs, La Fleur du Rosier, as the "B" version of a song called "Le Matin Quand je me Leve," or "In the Morning When I Get Up." Both are versions of a French song well-known in French Canada and Louisiana, with a version dating back to at least 1658.


The Headless Ghost, Wilmot Macdonald Jul 1961

The Headless Ghost, Wilmot Macdonald

Maine Song and Story Sampler

“The Headless Ghost” is a common story told with too many variations to count.


Guy Reed, Philip Walsh Jul 1961

Guy Reed, Philip Walsh

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Guy Reed" is one of several songs by one of the great woods songmakers in Maine and the Maritimes, Joe Scott. Guy Reed, son of Joseph and Remember Mitchell Reed, was born in 1874 in the Byron, Maine area, and died in a logging accident just a few miles above Livermore Falls, Maine, on September 9, 1897.


Benjamin Deane, Chester Price Jul 1961

Benjamin Deane, Chester Price

Maine Song and Story Sampler

“Benjamin Deane” is a classic example of a confessional ballad, with a man in prison lamenting how he came to be there: bootlegging, adultery, and murder.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 8, May 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine May 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 8, May 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Harold Beverage '15, A Profile; Half-Million Grant From Ford Foundation; Update on The Hauck Building Fund (with photographs).


Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 7, April 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Apr 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 7, April 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The College Student - a Photo Feature; A Loyal Alumna, Mrs. Clarence C. (Beatrice Johnson) Little '24; and Maine Athletes, Students First by Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. '56.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 6, March 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Mar 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 6, March 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: St. Croix Paper Gives Site for New Forestry Camp; Faculty Research Varied and Active; and Lewis O. Barrows '16 Appointed To Board of Trustees.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 5, February 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Feb 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 5, February 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Maine Wins (Basketball) Classic; Maine Alumni Serve in the 100th Legislature; and Dr. E. K. Miles Heads Language Department.


The Cambric Shirt, Jennie Gray Jan 1961

The Cambric Shirt, Jennie Gray

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"The Cambric Shirt" is one of the many British ballads chronicled by Francis James Child in the late nineteenth century. The song is titled "The Elfin Knight" in Child's collection, and "The Cambric Shirt" is one of many names of the many variations on the song.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 4, January 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jan 1961

Maine Alumnus, Volume 42, Number 4, January 1961, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The Future and The Budget; Merger Proposed With Portland University; and Ph.D. To Be Offered in Animal Science.